1. The National Headquarters (NHQ) of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) through the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for FY 2021 intends to apply the sum of One Million Four Hundred Twenty-Eight Thousand Pesos (PhP1,428,000.00) being the total ABC to payments under the contract for the Supply and Delivery of Meals for the Conduct of Ballistics of Newly Acquired Various Firearms. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

2. The Philippine Coast Guard now invites bids for the above Procurement Project.   Delivery of the Goods is required based on the delivery schedule provided under Section VI (Schedule of Requirements) of this Bidding Documents commencing from the date of receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Bidders should have completed, within five (5) years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the Project.  The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly in Section II (Instructions to Bidders).

3. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the 2016 revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 9184.

Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA No. 5183.

4. Prospective Bidders may obtain further information from the Coast Guard Procurement Service (CGPS) and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from Monday to Friday during office hours from 08:00 AM to 05:00 P.M., except non-working days (i.e. Saturday and Sunday), legal holiday, or special non-working holiday, or other nonworking days duly declared by the President, Governor, Mayor or other Government Official authorized to make such declaration.

5. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on 18 October 2021 to 08 November 2021 from the given address and website(s) below and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB in the amount of Five Thousand Pesos (PhP5,000.00)

6. The Procuring Entity shall allow the bidder to present its proof of payment for the fees in person or through email.

7. The Philippine Coast Guard will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on 26 October 2021, 9:00 a.m. at the National Headquarters Philippine Coast Guard (NHQ-PCG) Conference Room, 2F Admin Building, 139 25th Street. Port Area, Manila 1018 and/or through video-conferencing via zoom (ZOOM ID: 717 723 7932 and Password: PCG-BAC), which shall be open to prospective bidders.  

8. Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat through manual submission at the office address indicated below on or before 08 November 2021, 9:00 AM. Late bids shall not be accepted.

9. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 14.

10. Bid opening shall be on 08 November 2021, 9:00 AM. onwards at the given address below at the National Headquarters Philippine Coast Guard (NHQ-PCG) Conference Room, 2F Admin Building, 139 25th Street, Port Area, 1018 Manila and through video-conferencing via zoom (ZOOM ID: 717 723 7932 and Password: PCG-BAC). Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend the activity. 

10. Bidders shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of their bids, and the Philippine Coast Guard will in no case, be responsible or liable for those costs, regardless of the conduct or outcome of the bidding process.

Bidders should note that the Philippine Coast Guard will accept bids only from those that have paid the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents.

The Philippine Coast Guard assumes no responsibility whatsoever to compensate or indemnify bidders for any expenses incurred in the preparation of their bids.

In accordance with Government Procurement Policy Board (GPPB) Circular 06-2005 - Tie-Breaking Method, the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) shall use a non-discretionary and non-discriminatory measure based on sheer luck or chance, which is “DRAW LOTS,” in the event that two (2) or more bidders have been post-qualified and determined as the bidder having the Lowest Calculated Responsive Bid (LCRB) to determine the final bidder having the LCRB, based on the following procedures:

a) In alphabetical order, the bidders shall pick one rolled paper.

b) The lucky bidder who would pick the paper with a “CONGRATULATIONS” remark shall be declared as the final bidder having the LCRB and recommended for award of the contract.

11. The PCG reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Sections 35.6 and 41 of the 2016 revised IRR of RA No. 9184, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

12. For further information, please refer to:

 

BRYAN S. BIGALBAL

Commander, Coast Guard Procurement Service 

Coast Guard Procurement Service 

National Headquarters Philippine Coast Guard

139 25th Street, Port Are, South Harbor, 1018 Manila

Contact Number: 02 527-8481 local 6281/6282 

Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

13. You may visit the following websites:

For downloading of Bidding Documents: www.philgeps.gov.ph and www.coastguard.gov.ph  

 

18 October 2021

 

RADM ROLANDO LIZOR N PUNZALAN JR PCG

BAC Chairman

Invitation to BID for the supply and delivery of meals for ballistics of newly acquired various firearms